Category: gig

Now THAT’S how you do a charity gig! 0

Now THAT’S how you do a charity gig!

I’ve previously waxed cynical about all-star comedy gigs for charities: a couple of the smaller ones have been fun, such as the MIND Comedy night at Leicester Square Theatre (although an element of the...

Many cameejuns 3

Many cameejuns

It should be clear by now that I’m not a poodle.  At least they seem to learn by repetition.  I seem to keep buying tickets to large-scale comedy gigs and optimistically expecting to enjoy it....

This ain’t no Hank Williams song… 0

This ain’t no Hank Williams song…

Buying a ticket to see German industrial hard rockers Rammstein seemed like a good idea at the time, and then afterwards I started to have a few hesitations, as the fans give over a...

A weekend of old angry white males 0

A weekend of old angry white males

Every now and again a weekend comes up which culminates in an almost shellshocked feeling of “Wow, how lucky am I?!”.  And the 15th was the beginning of just such a weekend, because it...

Hello Possums! 7

Hello Possums!

Yet another one of those rare opportunities that crop up as a result of living here: on Tuesday night Paul, HC & I were fortunate enough to attend “The Last Night Of The Poms”...

We 4 at U2 6

We 4 at U2

Went & saw U2 on Friday night (the other week… 14th, I think it was) out at the London Cathedral to Football: Wembley Stadium.  I’d never been to a U2 gig before. I think...

Guitarchuckers Inc. 2

Guitarchuckers Inc.

Quickish gig review – on Wednesday night Libby, Owen, Belinda, Tom, Brett, Rachel, The Puzzler, Pamela and I all braved the rigours of travelling south of the river to visit the O2 dome-thing for...

Hankywaving and kickarse swamp rock 4

Hankywaving and kickarse swamp rock

What a weekend!  This year saw the 75th anniversary of The Morris Ring, celebrated at the Thaxted Ring Meeting (I know, the what?!), and once again the Westminster Morris Men were honoured to participate. ...

Firestarters must breathe my bitch up. 0

Firestarters must breathe my bitch up.

Review of The Prodigy at Wembley Arena:  Quite good. Slightly more informative review: Given that going to see an electronic rock/breakbeats act warrants more than a series of complaints about the length of the...

Laugh at the funny comedians, ha ha 0

Laugh at the funny comedians, ha ha

The last 2 nights have seen me at a couple of comedy sessions – as usual, a testimony to my alertness & awareness…  I was mainly looking for an opportunity to see Daniel Kitson...